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SAMARKAND

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Samarkand mean? 

SAMARKAND (noun)
  The noun SAMARKAND has 1 sense:

1. city in southern Uzbekistan; Tamerlane's opulent capital in the 14th century

  Familiarity information: SAMARKAND used as a noun is very rare.


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SAMARKAND (noun)


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Meaning:

City in southern Uzbekistan; Tamerlane's opulent capital in the 14th century

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Samarcand; Samarkand

Instance hypernyms:

city; metropolis; urban center (a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts)

Holonyms ("Samarkand" is a part of...):

Republic of Uzbekistan; Uzbek; Uzbekistan (a landlocked republic in west central Asia; formerly an Asian soviet)


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